Costa Rica: HP could increase its payroll by 14% in 2009

Transnational company, Hewlett Packard (HP) currently has almost 7,000 employees and hopes to reach 8,000 in 2009.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Maria Luisa Gonzalez, human resources manger at HP, said to Nacion.com: "Even though HP plans to carry out 250 hirings per month, not all of them will be to for new positions.

"It is hard to say how many will be new jobs. This figure (250 per month) does include new hirings, however it also includes organizational growth and replace of those that have left," the manager said.

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